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Vietnamese-style beef salad

Vietnamese-style beef salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Lighten up beef mince in this Asian inspired noodle salad with crunchy carrots, beansprouts, and crushed peanuts

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal517
fat27g
saturates10g
carbs33g
sugars8g
fibre5g
protein33g
salt2.1g
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Ingredients

  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 red chillies , 1 finely chopped, the other thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 100ml oyster sauce
  • 3 limes , juice of 2, 1 cut into wedges
  • 300g bag cooked rice noodles
  • 3 carrots , cut into thin julienne
  • 300g bag beansprouts
  • small bunch mint , leaves picked
  • 50g unsalted peanuts , roughly chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Dry-fry the beef in a frying pan until nicely browned and starting to crisp, then pour off any fat. Add the chopped chilli and garlic, and fry for a few more mins. Add the oyster sauce and lime juice, and cook for another 5 mins until sticky.

  • STEP 2

    To assemble the salad, divide the rice noodles between bowls, top with the beef, then place a handful of carrot, beansprouts and mint leaves around each bowl. Sprinkle with peanuts and the sliced chilli. Before eating, toss all the ingredients together.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2014

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